Omisore performed the official ceremony of joining the APC on Thursday, dumping the Social Democratic Party, the platform on which he contested the last governorship election in Osun State.
Omisore made the call on Wednesday in Ile-Ife while delivering a lecture at the 32nd National Conference/Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Health Service Administrators of Nigeria.
Omisore stated his position in a statement he personally signed on Tuesday
Omisore’s suspension was announced via a communique after the group’s meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Tuesday
The former governor has been with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since Tuesday when he reported at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Abuja
The duo were accused of being recipients of illegal funds from the office of a former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki
The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Iyiola Omisore, has told a group he described as “faceless” to stop peddling unfounded allegations against him.
The position of the group was contained in a statement on Sunday
Generally, many including the candidates, their political parties, analysts and commentators seem to share the opinion that the first ballot was to some extent free, fair and fairly representative of the will of the people. It's the second…
Omisore offered the reason in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday during a meeting with members of his party from across the 30 local government areas of the state.
Oladeji, who was also a governorship aspirant, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Osogbo that the decision was taken by the leadership of the party and not only Iyiola Omisore, the party’s flagbearer.
Oshiomhole, while addressing newsmen on Friday in Abuja, said the people of Osun made their free choice by voting the APC candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, at the election.
Salaam made the felicitation in a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Goke Butika, in Osogbo, saying the mandate given to the Oyetola, should challenge him to give his best to the people of the state.
The declaration came after the counting of votes from the rerun held on Thursday and the tallying of the outcome with the result of the initial election on Saturday
There had been struggle for Omisore’s support by both the APC and Peoples Democratic Party considering the fact that the bulk of the votes for the rerun election are from his strongholds.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that members of both parties canvassed for votes in Osogbo, Orolu, Ife North and Ife South, where the re-run will be taking place.
Omisore made the remark in a statement on Wednesday, in Ile-Ife, signed by his media aide, Jide Fakorede.